Dr Craig Jordan-Baker

Lecturer Creative Writing, UCA Farnham

Academic, School of Film Media and Performing Arts

Dr Craig Jordan-Baker is Lecturer in Creative Writing and has previously taught at a number of institutions including the University of Brighton, University of Bedfordshire and the Open University, where he has taught across a broad spectrum of the humanities.

Craig has an interdisciplinary background, having received his undergraduate degree in Creative Writing from the University of Bedfordshire, a Masters degree in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of Sussex and a PhD in Philosophy, also from the University of Sussex.

As well as continuously working on other smaller pieces and projects, Craig is also writing on his first novel, Of Islands, a multi-form work. He was recently very happy to receive a residency from the prestigious Tyrone Guthrie Centre to assist with the development of this project.

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Member of the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE)
  • Peer-reviewer for the journal Writing in Practice 
  • Craig has acted as an assessor and reviewer for Fairchild Books (Bloomsbury).

Awards, Grants and Commisions:

  • 2016 Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency
  • 2015 Camp Bestival Family Fringe Award, Runner-up
  • 2015 Arts Council England Development Grant
  • 2014 IdeasTap Brighton Fringe Award
  • 2000 Simon Alvin Young Poet of the Year Award, Runner-up

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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